Manus Island

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The Australian detention system was established to destroy us, but we refugees are still here | Behrouz Boochani
We were banished to Manus and Nauru, out of sight and out of mind. We are calling for a royal commission because the Australian public deserves the truth

Behrouz Boochani

01, Dec, 2023 @1:18 AM

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Last refugees in Papua New Guinea to begin leaving ‘within weeks’ after Australian funding runs out
Exclusive: Men left without healthcare and facing eviction, while local businesses are owned tens of millions of dollars

Ben Doherty

23, Oct, 2023 @12:26 AM

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Refugees in PNG told they will be evicted after Australian-sponsored housing bills not paid
Exclusive: Former Manus Island detainees facing loss of accommodation, but the Australian government claims it is no longer responsible for their welfare

Ben Doherty and Daisy Dumas

28, Sep, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Australia settles with family of refugee Reza Barati, murdered on Manus Island in 2014
Exclusive: The government has reached a confidential settlement with Barati’s family, who say they ‘fought for justice for Reza’

Ben Doherty

13, Aug, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Behrouz Boochani, the refugee reporter who exposed the cruelty of Australia’s island jail | Ten years of Guardian Australia
One inmate became the voice of the men locked up on Manus. Behrouz Boochani and Ben Doherty look back at the risks he took to get this story to the world

Caitlin Cassidy and Marni Cordell

21, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Manus Island and Nauru: previously unseen testimony and AI imagery reveal ‘unimaginable’ part of Australian history
The witness statements were collected during more than 300 hours of interviews with refugees as part of a now discontinued pro bono class action

Ben Doherty

08, Apr, 2023 @4:34 AM

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‘I need my freedom’: Mohammed Al-Bdairi should be at the birth of his child – but he remains in detention
The Iraqi refugee’s visa was cancelled in 2019 but the Administrative Appeals Tribunal overturned the ruling in December

Ben Doherty

17, Mar, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Anthony Albanese to push ‘family-first’ security treaty in address to Papua New Guinea parliament
Australian PM to call for ‘a swift conclusion to negotiations’ to treaty and say both countries should ‘work as equals with our fellow Pacific states’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

11, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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John Howard’s government considered letting offshore detainees into Australia in 2002
Cabinet papers 2002: records show there were growing concerns about management of asylum seekers in Australia’s offshore detention centres

Tory Shepherd

31, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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Behrouz Boochani in Australia: ‘Some of those politicians who barred me are gone. But I am here’
The Kurdish Iranian refugee was always confident he would prove Peter Dutton’s declaration that he ‘wouldn’t be permitted to come to Australia’ wrong

Mostafa Rachwani

08, Dec, 2022 @12:57 AM

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Government and security company reach multimillion-dollar settlements with Manus Island guards
Multiple former employees of G4S who suffered physical or mental harm after 2014 riots have been compensated days into a predicted weeks-long trial

Nino Bucci

10, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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We pretend there has been change under Labor but hundreds of refugees are still in detention | Behrouz Boochani
After taking happy snaps in Biloela the new government has made no effort to change Australia’s cruel immigration policy on refugees arriving by boat

Behrouz Boochani

27, Jul, 2022 @3:00 AM

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